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Robert O. Preyer papers

 Collection — other: 1 manuscript box
Identifier: 03-MWalB00424A

Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection were created from 1966 through 1988 and comprise primarily reports, proposals, grant applications, professional correspondence, newspaper clippings, resolutions, fliers, memoranda, course syllabi, student biographies, and ephemera. Primary topics include: the creation of the University Studies in the Humanities program at Brandeis; student grade distribution statistics; the Ford Hall takeover; the creation of the university's African and Afro-American Studies Department; and the Transitional Year Program.


  • 1966-1988, undated
  • Other: Date acquired: 2000-04-20


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Some material is restricted. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


0.50 Linear Feet

1 manuscript box other_unmapped

1.00 Linear Feet


Arranged in chronological order. For more information, please consult the box and folder listings.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Prof. Robert O. Preyer in April 2000.

Related Materials

Transitional Year Program records; contact the department for more information.

Other Descriptive Information

Addenda to this collection may not be listed in teh finding aid, but may be available for research us. Please contact us for more information

Aaron J. Wirth
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections